Explosion in Leicester


Source: Leicester Mercury

Sofia Henriquez, Staff

At 7pm on Sunday, residents of Leicester, England heard a “A big thud’ in their area. A 3 story building exploded, killing 5 and leaving 5 more in the hospital. The cause of the explosion is still unknown, and search and rescue are still working on the scene. All the residents pitched in to help the escaping victims. A man wearing his slippers was directing traffic, a horde of 20 were picking rubble off of the front, dragging people out of the building and setting up chairs for the victims.